Vinsuette was lovingly built by renowned shipwrights, Joe & Jack Pompei in Mordialloc Victoria. She was built for the brother’s own brother, John Pompei in 1983, where she remained until John’s passing.
Vinsuette was commissioned as a line fishing boat and fished out of Mordialloc, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria.
In 2015, Vinsuette was sold to her current owne,r who in 2017 brought Vinsuette across Bass Strait to Cygnet, Tasmania where he engaged local shipwright Jeremy Clowes to rebuild Vinsuette into a pleasure/fishing boat.
In rebuilding Vinsuette Jeremy has used extensivley many of Tasmania’s wonderful timbers including Huon Pine and King Billy Pine.
Both the original planking and ribs of Vinsuette are of Tasmanain Celery Top Pine, her keel is New Zealand Kauri .
She is now powered by a Volvo D2 55 marine diesel. Vinsuette will be ready for the water in November 2018